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Stocks climb on cooling inflation, but trading remains shaky

By Damian J. Troise And Stan Choe, The Associated Press on November 15th, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) – Stocks are closing higher, boosted by more signs the nation’s high inflation may be falling off faster than expected. But a flare-up of worries about the war in Ukraine kept Wall Street shaky Tuesday and undercut much of its big morning gains. The S&P 500 rose 0.9%. Earlier in the day, ... Read More »

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AP source: Russian missiles cross into Poland during strike

By John Leicester And James Laporta, The Associated Press on November 15th, 2022

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia pounded Ukraine’s energy facilities Tuesday with its biggest barrage of missiles yet, striking targets across the country and causing widespread blackouts. A senior U.S. intelligence official said missiles crossed into NATO member Poland, where two people were killed. A second person confirmed to The Associated Press that apparent Russian missiles ... Read More »

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Russian missiles cross into Poland during strike on Ukraine

By John Leicester And James Laporta, The Associated Press on November 15th, 2022

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – A Russian missile barrage on the Ukrainian power grid sent the war spilling over into neighboring countries Tuesday, hitting NATO member Poland and cutting electricity to much of Moldova. The strikes plunged much of Ukraine into darkness and drew defiance from President Volodymr Zelenskyy, who shook his fist and declared: “We ... Read More »

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Strikes put Ukraine in darkness; missiles cross into Poland

By John Leicester, The Associated Press on November 15th, 2022

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia pounded Ukraine’s energy facilities Tuesday with its biggest barrage of missiles yet, striking targets across the country and causing widespread blackouts, and a U.S. official said missiles crossed into NATO member Poland, where two people were killed. A defiant Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy shook his fist and declared: “We will ... Read More »

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US official: Russian missiles crossed into Poland, killing 2

By John Leicester, The Associated Press on November 15th, 2022

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – A senior U.S. intelligence official says Russian missiles crossed into NATO member Poland, killing two people. Polish government spokesman Piotr Mueller did not immediately confirm the information, but said top leaders were holding an emergency meeting due to a “crisis situation.” Polish media reported that two people died Tuesday afternoon after ... Read More »

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Drug shortages worsen across Canada, extends beyond children’s pain and fever meds

By The Canadian Press on November 15th, 2022

HALIFAX – Drugstore shortages in Canada are now extending beyond children’s pain and fever medication into other over-the-counter and prescription drugs as supply problems worsen across the country. Industry experts say there is a growing list of medications that are running low or out of stock, from children’s allergy medication and adult cough and cold ... Read More »

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Rogers tries to build case for competitiveness of proposed Videotron-Freedom deal

By The Canadian Press on November 15th, 2022

OTTAWA – Rogers Communications Inc. tried to build the case for a competitive Freedom Mobile during its cross examination of BCE Inc.’s chief technology and information officer, as the hearing on its $26-billion proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. continued Tuesday. Rogers worked to show that if Quebecor Inc.-owned Videotron Ltd. purchases Shaw-owned Freedom, the ... Read More »

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Russia unleashes darkness on Ukraine with power grid attack

By John Leicester, The Associated Press on November 15th, 2022

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia pounded Ukraine’s energy facilities Tuesday with its biggest barrage of missiles yet, striking targets from east to west and causing widespread blackouts. A defiant President Volodymr Zelenskyy shook his fist and declared: “We will survive everything.” Neighboring Moldova was also affected. It reported massive power outages after the strikes knocked ... Read More »

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Russian strikes across Ukraine plunge country into darkness

By John Leicester, The Associated Press on November 15th, 2022

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia pounded Ukraine’s energy facilities Tuesday with its biggest barrage of missiles yet, striking targets from east to west and causing widespread blackouts. A defiant President Volodymr Zelenskyy shook his fist and declared: “We will survive everything.” Neighboring Moldova was also affected. It reported massive power outages after the strikes knocked ... Read More »

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Amid economic uncertainty, many young investors look to add GICs to their portfolios

By Leah Golob, The Canadian Press on November 15th, 2022

As the stock market gyrates and a possible recession looms, many young investors may be looking to rethink their investment portfolios. Financial planners are seeing more generation Z and millennials add guaranteed investment certificates (GIC) to their portfolios for a sense of security and, perhaps more importantly, because guaranteed returns have reached around the five ... Read More »

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Power outages in Moldova after Russian strikes in Ukraine

By The Associated Press on November 15th, 2022

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) – Moldova reported “massive power outages across the country” on Tuesday after Russian military strikes on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure downed a key power line that supplies the small nation, an official said. “Following Russia’s bombardment against the Ukrainian energy system in the last hour, one of the power lines that ensures the ... Read More »

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